Union County Canning Plant

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Photos from Union County Canning Plant's post 09/24/2021

This summer we have learned to process a new product called Brandied Apples. The process involves processing sliced apples in a sugar solution with a small amount of Brandy added to the solution after cooking it. Then the solution is poured over the apples in the jar.

Photos from Union County Canning Plant's post 05/12/2021

Patrick Fix, Kristy Peney, County Agent Jacob Williams and I traveled to UGA Food Science to receive some training regarding some new equipment we will be using at the Canning Plant this year.


General Supply Booth 5 today at the Kris Kringle Market!!

Good morning everyone we are looking forward to seeing y'all today at the union county farmers market for the Christmas market today and at the store too. So get your coffee ☕ going and get rocking and rolling

wgtatv.com 10/20/2020

Union County Farmers Market - Blairsville - MeTV Atlanta | WGTA



Good to have Brad McAfee with us at the Canning Plant today.


Union County Canning Plant is closed for the regular season. We will reopen for 2 special days on October 20 and 27 by appointment only. To make an appointment please call (706) 439-6043 or email [email protected]


7 M Family Farms LLC

Well Latrece just finished doing her first batch of bush blue lake snap beans headed Union County Cannery tomorrow morning at 6am !! First of many batches of products she will be doing as she does every year !!

So plenty of Tomatoes my spicy tomato juice salsas carrots beets okra corn soups pickles kraut shelled peas taters and sweet potatoes pinto beans yet to go !!


First customers of the year Leah and Greg Leah Colwell Adams

unioncountyga.gov 06/30/2020

Union County Canning Plant - Union County Government

The Canning Plant will open as scheduled on July 7th but with new procedures due to COVID-19. You must make an appointment by calling (706) 439-6043 to allow for social distancing. Appointments will be offered in 2 time periods 6am-8:45am and 9am-11:45am. Sorry but no walkups will be permitted. Other new COVID-19 guidelines will be in effect including masks and temperature checks. Below is the link to the Canning Plant page on the County website with the complete guidelines and procedures. The Union County Canning Plant staff thanks you for your patience and understanding!

unioncountyga.gov Union County Canning Plant Information & COVID-19 Guidelines Thank you for helping us provide a safe environment for everyone during the canning process!                                  Opening July 7, 2020 •  Tuesdays & Thursdays  BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Appointments:  Appointmen...


The Union County Canning Plant will conduct a Food Preservation Workshop on June 24 from 10 a.m until 1 p.m. Our guest speaker is Jesse Moore, Gilmer County Cooperative Extension County Director. She will discuss the basics of canning vegetables.

To participate please call 706-439-6043 or email us at [email protected]. Leave your name and email address within your message. We are limited to the first 20 people that RSVP.


The page for the Union County Canning Plant will be discontinued within a few weeks; HOWEVER, you can continue to follow the Canning Plant on the Union County Farmers Market page.


Canning Plant is open!


Muscadine Jelly. Milton Bradley and I made this today.


Reminder the cannery re-opens tomorrow 10/8 for the 1st extra day 6am-noon!
Other extra day openings:
10/22, 11/12 & 11/19


Wrapped up the last Thursday of the Canning Plant with LOTS of apples. The Cannery will be open 4 more Tuesdays in 2019:
October 8th & 22nd
November 12th & 19th


Canning Plant Open Dates
for the remainder of 2019:
October 1, 3, 8 & 22
November 12 & 19


Kristy and Janey celebrated their 35th birthday today.


Say you like vegetable soup?


Shawn And Amy Kight demonstrate the making and cooking of corn cakes, Shepherd’s pie, butternut squash pie and apple coke slaw at the Farmers Market at 10 and 11.


Shawn and Amy Kight of the Sawmill Restaurant demonstrating making Shepherd’s Pie. Demonstrations at the Farmers Market at 10 and again at 11. Beefaloe was donated by Deerfoot Farms.


Making tomato juice and apple sauce this morning.


A little bit of everything being canned today green beans, tomatoes, applesauce, peaches, marinara and more!


Any Henson making May Haw jelly at the Canning Plant. I didn’t know what these things were when she brought them in this morning. They came all the way from Albany, Georgia. That town is pronounced All Benny.


Grab some beans from 7 M to benefit Union County FFA then head over to the cannery to preserve them on Tuesday!

Good evening all,

Just a quick note.

Ryan from our Union County Ag Center just dropped off 3 bushels of those awesome Bush Snap Beans again — that the kids had planted —- we’re selling these for these kids so they can continue with more farming in the future.
The price is $45 a bushel and 100% of the sale goes back to our Ag Students !!

So if anyone wants a bushel of these Snap Beans I can meet you at the Farms Store tomorrow at a specific time just let me know.

As most know we’re closed Mondays but I will still meet you so you can, can these beans of freeze them !!


1/8 of a ton of tomatoes cooking in 1 pot.

unioncountyga.gov 07/23/2019

Events - Union County Government

Union County Farmers Market will be holding it's annual Canning Contest this Saturday, July27th. Awards will be based on appearance of product, head space in jar, and technique in the following categories: Jams/Jellies, Fruits, Green Beans, Dried Beans, Pickled Products and Tomatoes. Entry forms are available in the Union County Canning Plant and on the Farmers Market website http://www.unioncountyga.gov/farmers-market/events/
Bring completed form(s) and canned item(s) to the Canning Plant by 9am on Saturday. Winners will be announced at noon.

unioncountyga.gov Saturday, July 27th is Green Bean Day at the Farmers Market. The Green Bean Festival itself will be held on the square Saturday & Sunday from 10am-5pm and our regular Farmers Market will be held  7am-1pm only on Saturday. If you wish to participate in the Canning Contest,  CLICK HERE  to print ou...


SO many green beans today! Join us at the cannery Tuesday or Thursday at 6am to preserve your foods!


We are wrapping up a great first day at the cannery! Be sure to come by & see us this year. Open every Tuesday & Thursday.


It is opening day!


Canning Plant Open House is OPEN now!


Union County Farmers Market


Happy 4th of July! The Canning Plant is hosting an Open House this Saturday. Come tour our cannery and learn about proper food preservation!


Our opening day is scheduled for July 9th! See you then!


For those that have signed up, don't forget about the Food Preservation Workshop tomorrow at 10am!


Union County Canning Plant will be open for the season beginning on July 9th, 2019.



283 Farmers Market Way
Blairsville, GA

Opening Hours

Tuesday 6am - 12pm
Saturday 8am - 1pm

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